- Apr 29 2023
TimeAmerica/ Los Angeles
- 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Ven. Thubten Chodron | Living a Life that Matters (5:00 pm – 6:30 pm; PT, US)
Join Venerable Thubten Chodron for this teaching on the principles of living a life that matters. Venerable Chodron will discuss the factors of a meaningful life, letting go of disturbing emotions to live life that truly matters.
More about the teacher
Venerable Thubten Chodron is an author, teacher, and the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, one of the first Tibetan Buddhist training monasteries for Western nuns and monks in the US. She graduated from UCLA, and did graduate work in education at USC. Ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun in 1977, she has studied extensively with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tsenshab Serkong Rinpoche, and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. She received full ordination as a bhikshuni in 1986.
She has published many books on Buddhist philosophy and meditation, including seven volumes (so far) in The Library of Wisdom and Compassion, co-authored with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, with whom she has studied for nearly forty years.
Venerable Chodron teaches worldwide and is known for her warm, practical, and humorous explanations of how to apply Buddhist teachings in daily life. She is also involved in prison outreach and interfaith dialogue. Learn more about her. Find a media library of her teachings and info on her books on her personal website, ThubtenChodron.org.